Officials from the Upper Perkiomen School District are seeking a county grant to help offset the cost of a proposal to build a bike path and sidewalk related to the construction of a new middle school in Upper Hanover.
Township officials have applied for MontCo 2040 Implementation Grant, in cooperation with the school district, worth $200,000. The money would be used to help fund the Montgomery Avenue Bike Path and Sidewalk Installation Project, according to township Manager Stan Seitzinger, Jr. He estimated the construction cost of the project $525,000.
The school district will cover a required 20 percent grant match, according to Seitzinger. He stated in a Feb. 8 email message that the district's match will far exceed the required percentage.
The 2018 cycle of the grant, which features an increased funding allotment of $1.5 million, is available on a competitive grant basis for municipalities and their partners to ...